Our Approach to Care

For nearly three decades, our center has developed life-saving techniques that have revolutionized transplant medicine for patients around the globe. As you prepare for transplantation surgery, we encourage you to ask questions if there is something that you do not understand. We are committed to your good health.

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Transplant Center Patient Guide (PDF)

Contains information for a wide variety of transplant surgery topics

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Guía para el Paciente (PDF)

Contiene información acerca de trasplante de órganos

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Transplant Surgery: What to Expect

Learn what to expect as your transplant surgery approaches, how to prepare for it and post-operative instructions

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Coming to Mass General

View information regarding care during COVID-19 and beyond

PDF: Caring for Yourself and Your Transplant

Caring for Yourself and Your Transplant

Learn what to expect when coming to Mass General for abdominal transplant (kidney, liver, pancreas)

Additional Resources

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Medications after Transplant Surgery (PDF)

Learn how to properly manage medication after your transplant surgery

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Financial Information and Insurance (PDF)

Read answers to commonly asked questions about financial information and insurance

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Caring for your New Organ: Rejection (PDF)

Learn about organ rejection, how to prevent it and what to do if it happens

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Questions to Ask Your Transplant Team (PDF)

Download a list of helpful questions to ask your care team

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Request an Appointment: Kidney Transplant

Request an appointment for the Kidney Transplant Program

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Request an Appointment: Liver Transplant

Request an appointment for the Liver Transplant Program

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Request an Appointment: Lung Transplant

Request an appointment for the Lung Transplant Program

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Request an Appointment: Pancreas Transplant

Request an appointment for the Pancreas Transplant Program

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Patient Stories

Read patient testimonials and news articles from the Transplant Center

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Living Donor Program

Learn about what it means to be a living donor

Online Patient Education Materials

We have taken several additional measures to ensure the safety of patients including creating educational materials that can be easily shared online.